The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 65 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.11% 1.76% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.67% 3.81% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 15
Average salary £47,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
321 420 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 45.15% 46.20% 46.33%
Number of salaries quoted 286 388 384
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region.

WCF Salary Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Oxford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 44 (100.00%) C#
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (75.00%) WPF
3 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 29 (65.91%) SQL Server
4 29 (65.91%) SQL
4 29 (65.91%) MVC
5 27 (61.36%) Web Services
6 23 (52.27%) Scrum
6 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
7 19 (43.18%) XML
7 19 (43.18%) Windows
8 18 (40.91%) OO
8 18 (40.91%) TDD
9 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
9 17 (38.64%) Degree
10 15 (34.09%) MVVM
11 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
11 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (22.73%) HTML
13 9 (20.45%) Retail
13 9 (20.45%) OOP
13 9 (20.45%) XSL
13 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (20.45%) RESTful
13 9 (20.45%) BDD
14 8 (18.18%) CSS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (65.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) OLAP
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.64%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (13.64%) Moq
2 6 (13.64%) MSTest
2 6 (13.64%) NUnit
3 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 9 (20.45%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (81.82%) Developer
2 26 (59.09%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Senior .NET Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Software Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Programmer
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Programmer
7 4 (9.09%) Database Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Database Developer
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (6.82%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (75.00%) WPF
3 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 27 (61.36%) Web Services
5 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (43.18%) XML
7 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (22.73%) HTML
9 9 (20.45%) XSL
9 9 (20.45%) RESTful
10 8 (18.18%) CSS
11 6 (13.64%) Unity DI Container
11 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (13.64%) Castle Windsor
11 6 (13.64%) Ninject
11 6 (13.64%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (13.64%) Spring.NET
11 6 (13.64%) WinForms
12 5 (11.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
1 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.64%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
4 4 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) MVC
2 23 (52.27%) Scrum
2 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
4 18 (40.91%) OO
4 18 (40.91%) TDD
5 15 (34.09%) MVVM
6 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (20.45%) OOP
7 9 (20.45%) BDD
8 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
8 7 (15.91%) Web Application Development
9 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Kanban
9 6 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (9.09%) System Testing
11 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
12 1 (2.27%) Logistics
12 1 (2.27%) Multithreading
12 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (65.91%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) C++
4 7 (15.91%) C
5 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.27%) Delphi
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Telerik